This is a complete learning system consisting of a thorough book and a professionally designed computer-based training application. The system is completely dedicated to teaching you how to become a competent Universe Designer. Readers learn how to create a basic universe and how to tackle many of the complications that may arise when designing universes. These topics include chasm traps, fan traps, multi-keyed property tables, double-counting measures, multiple fact tables, aggregated fact tables, and more.
Since being introduced to Business Objects in 1993, Robert Schmidt has consulted at hundreds of companies throughout the world, and has worked in many different environments and businesses. He has taken this knowledge and has written several well-accepted books on Business Objects. He has also trained tens of thousands of people to use Business Objects applications to create universes and reports. Schmidt earned a bachelor of science in engineering from the University of Florida.